A tense situation has been reported in front of the Police Headquarters in Colombo due to a protest by the Socialist Youth Union (SYU). MORE..
16 May 2022 (6:13 PM)
During a discussion with the Prime Minister, the 10 political parties that quit the former government have assured that they would contribute to the new government s efforts through the National Council and the Parliament Oversight Committees proposed to be set up. MORE>.
16 May 2022 (2:47 PM)
The President s Media Division announced that an island-wide curfew will be imposed from 8.00 p.m. tonight (16) to 5.00 a.m. tomorrow (17), in accordance with the provisions of Section 16 of the Public Security Ordinance. MORE..
16 May 2022 (3:06 PM)
Minister of Power and Energy Kanchana Wijesekera says that adequate fuel will be available in the country with the arrival of a diesel cargo yesterday and three more vessels expected to reach Sri Lanka in the next 2 weeks under the Indian credit line. MORE..
16 May 2022 (12:16 PM)
Sri Lanka Police says that a total of 159 persons were arrested yesterday over the incidents in Galle Face and Kollupitiya and for attacking persons, causing damages to public and private property etc. across the island. MORE..
16 May 2022 (1:26 PM)
The Attorney General s Department has directed the CID to arrest 22 suspects including MPs Johnston Fernando, Sanath Nishantha, Sanjeeva Edirimanna and Senior DIG Western Province, if sufficient evidence is available against them over the attack on protesters near Temple Trees and Galle Face on May 09. MORE..
16 May 2022 (10:33 PM)